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10 popular shows with the most smoking

On platforms like Netflix and Hulu, tobacco use is pervasive... The report warns that smoking is becoming re-normalized on screen, which is troubling because exposure to tobacco imagery has been linked with youth smoking. In fact, 37 percent of new youth
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 30, 2018 15:53
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a look at how big tobacco infiltrated baseball

Here’s a closer look at three major ways the tobacco industry infiltrated baseball culture...1. Baseball cards / 2. In-game promotions Does the term bullpen come from a tobacco company? / 3. Stadium advertising Can tobacco companies advertise at baseba
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 29, 2018 17:22
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5 ways tobacco is normalized in entertainment and pop culture entertainment

Tobacco imagery in entertainment continues to portray smoking positively, as a normal social behavior and as glamorous, rebellious and edgy...Tobacco use on Netflix and Hulu...Tobacco use in video games...Tobacco use by celebrities...Tobacco use in movie
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 29, 2018 02:32
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why racial and ethnic discrimination matters in the tobacco fight

racial and ethnic minorities who are exposed to tobacco marketing and report experiencing discrimination are more likely to smoke, a Truth Initiative® study shows. The study, published in the Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse, showed that marketin
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 25, 2018 00:50
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[UK] GILBEY: It’ll kill you – so what is the eternal allure of the on-screen cigarette?

It seems unfair of the US public health organisation Truth Initiative to single out Netflix...One alternative for those filmmakers who want to kick the habit without relinquishing the aura of coolness might be found in the vitality of the vape, seen rece
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 22, 2018 16:00
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Netflix Worst Offender in Showing Smoking in TV Shows, Watchdog Group Says

Netflix’s original series contain the highest number of smoking depictions — by far — among TV shows that are popular among young people, according to a new study by antismoking group Truth Initiative. Netflix shows contained 319 “tobacco incidents” — mo
Variety
added Mar 21, 2018 04:04
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Stub it out: Netflix criticised for too many smoking scenes

Anti-smoking group finds streaming giant’s shows feature twice as many cigarettes and ‘tobacco incidents’ as traditional TV channels... “While streaming entertainment is more popular than ever, we’re glad that smoking is not,” a Netflix spokesman said t
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 20, 2018 15:32
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Netflix in hot water for 'glamourising' tobacco use

In today's climate, Netflix's increased portrayal of tobacco usage was so unusual that a few Reddit users noticed it last summer, prompting one user to begin a thread titled "Did Netflix get in bed with Big Tobacco?"
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Mar 20, 2018 01:46
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Streaming services such as Netflix have more sex, violence — and, it turns out, smoking

The Truth Initiative — the nonprofit anti-tobacco organization — released a study that compared seven popular Netflix shows to seven popular broadcast shows. In this sample it found Netflix’s shows featured characters smoking almost three times as often
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Mar 20, 2018 01:45
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Smoking is the New Black: Tobacco use is shown more on streaming shows than on cable TV

The Netflix hit “Stranger Things” had 182 “tobacco incidents” in it — the highest number among the 14 streaming, cable and broadcast shows popular with young people that were analyzed in a new report.
MarketWatch (Wall St. Journal)
added Mar 20, 2018 01:43
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